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Vereda La Esperanza v. Colombia

This case is about the abduction, forcible disappearance and killing of several civilians in and around the village of Vereda Le Esperanza by members of the military and para-military forces deployed to hunt for members of the Ejército de Liberación Nacional, a guerrilla group. The State admitted responsibility and the Court found the State in violation of several articles of the American Convention and ordered reparations for most victims.

Case SummaryVereda La Esperanza v. Colombia, Case Summary

Did the State Accept International Responsibility?
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?
Case Summary